Business Where D.C. Jobs Are Expected to Grow by 2017 Working for the federal government is so 2012 - that is, if you're interested in working in a thriving industry. National Journal Nov 21, 2013 Research technicians prepare DNA samples to be sequenced in the production lab of the New York Genome Center on Sept. 19, 2013 in New York City. D.C. will need to attract these type of high tech jobs to keep its economy growing. (National Journal) National Journal National Journal National Journal We want to hear what you think about this article. Submit a letter to the editor or write to email@example.com. News and updates from the editors of National Journal magazine.